Property Overview Château des Sénéchaux
Inspired by the soul of the property captured within the centuries-old stone walls, and the whispers of the spirits of those whose footsteps were once heard throughout the building, the Château des Sénéchaux offers a sublime backdrop for beautifully curated furniture and unique decorative objects from all over the world. A calm and peaceful feeling envelops you as you become immersed in the charm and serenity of the elegantly restored property, with stunning views from every window, and an overwhelming respite from the everyday routine.
The Château des Sénéchaux is set in the heart of the Dordogne countryside and makes a perfect base for discovering the region, being exceptionally located in the picturesque and historical village of Bourdeilles, just 9km (6 miles) from the quaint and vibrant town of Brantôme. Your hosts offer you their help in reserving tables, booking visits and organising itineraries, and relish the opportunity to let you concentrate on enjoying your stay.
Each property is uniquely furnished providing exceptional character and atmosphere, with voluminous living areas conducive to rest and relaxation, stylish kitchens, luxurious bathrooms with free-standing baths and large walk-in showers. A private terrace awaits each of our guests with superb views over the river and surrounding countryside, and le Pavillon has, in addition, exclusive use of an extensive garden and river promenade.
Whatever your taste, a selection of choices is available to you. Come and feast your senses.
An Executive Salon with tea and coffee, fruit, cakes and biscuits for your delectation.
An extra living area for our guests to enjoy, with settees, tables and chairs, a smart television, wifi and a relaxing respite from the rain or sun.
Rest a little more, think not of having to get to the baker's, and enjoy an inclusive continental breakfast served in the Executive salon between 09h00 and 10h30 (or earlier by arrangement).
Pass some tranquil hours in the rowboat on the river Dronne that flows at the foot of the château.
Borrow a couple of bicycles to explore the local meandering lanes and paths.
Available also are a couple of rods for those who enjoy a little quietness on the banks of the river.
All that you need to commence your stay is provided by your hosts, including welcome provisions on wine, milk, fruit juice, yoghurt, eggs, butter, jams, honey, sparkling water, cakes, fruit and chocolates.
Your cupboards also have an initial supply of coffee capsules, tea, tisanes, instant coffee, hot chocolate, oats, curry powder, stock cubes, salt, pepper, herbs, sauces, balsamic vinegar and oil.
(Breakfast not included at Hôtel Merèdieu)
150m2 (1614 sq.ft.)
Ground floor access, 1st floor living area, 2nd floor master bedroom, and 3rd floor second bedroom.
200cm x 200cm four-poster bed,
2 single beds 190cm x 90cm
Terrace and courtyard
122m2 (1313 sq.ft.)
Ground floor access, 1st floor living area and master bedroom.
200cm x 200cm canopied four-poster bed.
Terrace and courtyard
56m2 (602 sq.ft.)
Ground floor living area, and mezzanine bedroom.
160cm x 200cm canopied half-tester bed.
Terrace and Garden
All residences benefit from:
Private terrace with superb views
Dedicated Netflix account
Full luxurious bedding
Set of Towels per person
Krups Dolce Gusto coffee machine
Fully equipped kitchen
Fully equipped bathroom(s)
Electric oven with grill
Gas and electric hob
Iron and ironing board
Additional electric fire/woodburner
Board games and books
Washing machine/dryer (shared)
High chair and child gate available
*freezer compartment le Pavillon
Airport collection from Bergerac, Limoges or Bordeaux, and also collection from Angoulême railway station or Périgueux, available upon request.
.Just a short walk from the Château des Sénéchaux in the village of Bourdeilles, our guests will discover boutique shops, a local grocery store, a post office, several restaurants, tennis courts, Sunday market, hairdresser's, public pizza oven, children's' play park, football pitch, canoe rental, picnic tables, rock-climbing, horse riding , geocaching, weekly music night, and even a tattoo artist.
Brantôme, just 10 minutes away, has a plethora of restaurants to suit all tastes, many interesting shops offering diverse products made by local artisans from glassblowing to electric bike hire to foie gras, an impressive abbey with magnificent monastic caves and water source, art galleries, boating, supermarkets, jousting in summer, banks, a post office, a bustling Friday market, canoes and craft workshops.
The Château des Sénéchaux is an excellent base for exploring the innumerable sights and experiences to be found in the area. The stunning duck and truffle capital Sarlat is just an hour and a half away, Bergerac airport about an hour's drive, the vineyard regions of Montbazillac and St Emilion an hour and a half, and the wine capital Bordeaux lies just two hours away. 1001 impressive Châteaux and castles pepper the verdant landscape of the Dordogne, astonishing caves and caverns are abundant beneath our feet, and museums and forges are found in almost every village.
Throughout the year, but especially in spring and summer, every village takes its turn in hosting a vide-grenier and maybe even a fête foraine, both of which draws in locals and tourists alike. There are local festivals such as Mimos in Périgueux, Garorock, the Brive festival, Fête de la Music, Châteaux en Fête, Festival Côté Jardin, Journées du Patrimoine and la Nuit des Musées, and many more.